Penny Vozniak is a documentary filmmaker based in Sydney, Australia.
Her first film, Despite the Gods, premiered at Hot Docs 2012 and was nominated for six Best Documentary Feature awards, winning Best Director at the Downtown LA Film Festival and Best Comedy at Atlanta Docufest.
Vozniak's side project is creating single-take dream-themed video art. Her music video, Precious, was short-listed for London’s Shots Magazine New Director Award.
She has led master classes in nonfiction filmmaking at the Victorian College of the Arts, Stockholm International Film Festival, Indian Film Festival Melbourne, and RMU Pittsburgh where she was also the Documentary Filmmaker in Residence for 2015. Her films have received funding from Screen Australia, the Australian Film Commission, and National Geographic.
Vozniak is in post-production on her second feature documentary, The Last Best Hope, and has recently returned from filming Nigeria Ever After.